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a second language. jennifer mistrot shows us a new program in fremont that's getting kindergarteners speaking mandarin. [ mandarin ] >>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. they are learning the world's most spoken language. it's the first year of the fremont school district's mandarin immersion program. >> in a nutshell, they are going to learn the culture. they are going to learn the language. and they are going to be educated in all the same standards. >> reporter: same course work any other california kindergartener gets except they will spend 90% of their classroom time counting, singing and speaking chinese. these mini language wizards are chosen by lottery and come from classes throughout the district. the goal is to create bilingual citizens. >> we're mexican and italian and just very mixed american family so as far as her knowing mandarin or knowing chinese culture i thought that was something else just to expose her two. >> reporter: most of the kids have at least one chinese parent but english is still the first language
stuff. we're going to do that with rebecca jarvis, dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein here as well in just a few minutes. >>> also ahead this morning, if you're moving long distance, ever done it, you know it is a nightmare, but it can be more than that. it can be a scam. one price on the phone, when the truck shows up, they double or triple the price. susan koeppen will tell us a mover who did that from noin fr our hidden cameras. we'll talk about that. >> now to the newsdesk. >> good morning, everyone. >>> southern florida is on flood alert. a soaking tropical depression making it's way up the coffee at 35 miles per hour. our miami station wfor joins us with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. in south florida, they're getting quite the soaking. myself, i'm actually wading in ankle-deep water. we're here on miami beach. when you have the constant do downpours the concern is flooding. that is what is giving motorists quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in preparation for this storm, wate
it. you have a 50/50 chance of being infected. jennifer isn't worried. so it wouldn't stop you? >> no. it wouldn't stop me, no. unless i had a big huge thing in my arm then i would stop. >> reporter: it's the only place in california where the japanese bubble snail is found. if you got the rash while swimming at crown beach, there is not a lot you can do about it. but wait a few days and it will be gone. at crown beach, don ford, cbs 5. >>> a new approach to helping struggling home owners, that's in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the agency is one of three in th s trying out >>> caltrain is experimenting with a new plan to cut down on suicides. the agency is one of three in the country trying out these new signs. they are on a 10-mile stretch between menlo park and mountain view. the difference with these signs is that the phone numbers do not spell out the words like help or suicide. >> it isn't necessarily easy to find the word help on a cell phone when it hasn't got the letters ton. >> the number and type of calls will be tracked. this will be the first time in the united st
and plantains. jennifer mistrot tonight on how those merchants say this is all just part of doing business. >> reporter: california is known as land of the fruits and the nuts. we love our produce. we just forget to pay for it sometimes. >> mango or banana. [ speaking spanish ] >> all the different fruits out here people just take them. they steal them. >> reporter: food stands like lucky pork market are the colorful backbone of the mission. they are tempting to thieves. >> i don't know how he grabs the watermelons but he steals it. >> reporter: he tells me he frequently sees people steal fruit from his produce stand. he says the total dollar amount exceeds about $20 a day. >> i mean, i won't do it personally. i think i'm honest. >> reporter: shop owners say most of their customers are honest. still, some merchants do install mirrors and other devices to curb the theft. still, there are times they admit that they do just simply look the other way. >> they're hungry and then the only people who is going to do it is the people who probably need it. >> reporter: and that's why for the most pa
test. will a judge send her to jail. >> troublinging news about sex ed. jennifer ashton will explain why one third of teens know little about birth control. explain why one-third of teens no very little about birth control. this is "the early show" on cbs. ♪ get up, get moving. subway has breakfast. and it's a slam dunk. i like my breakfast sandwich with green peppers, onion, banana peppers and mustard. i like eggs with black forest ham on wheat. with everything. i like a little kick. that's a good call. i like mine with egg whites. and... a napkin. [ male announcer ] have you built your better breakfast? now's the time! try our better-for-you western egg white muffin melt or the dee-licious double bacon egg and cheese on toasty flatbread. subway. build your better breakfast. [ female announcer ] we've got stains, down to a science. new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology targets all the major stain groups like particulates and oils. its enzymes and cleaning agents fight a full range of stains. ♪ you'll never look at stains, the same way again. for a more powerf
home owners jittery about some potential scams. jennifer mistrot about how neighbors can make sure that contractors spotted in the area are supposed to be there. >>> reporter: the residents of this san bruno neighborhood evacuated after last week's gas explosion are back in their homes. they have been greeted by signs, warning about contractor fraud. >> you know, when they first approached me, i was a little leary because they were anxious to get in and started cleaning. >> reporter: he lives near the blast site. he thinks his house sustained minimal damage. but inside reeks of smoke so everything needs to be washed from the walls right down to the dishes in his kitchen cupboard. it's a big job. >> i'm sort of consistently asking the policemen, hey, what are the rules and regulations of letting people in? because they are not letting a lot of people in. so since these restoration and cleaning folks have been let in, does that mean they're on the up and up? >> i was in the neighborhood today and -- >> reporter: pg&e wants to make sure all contractors working to restore this neighbor
zone. jennifer mistrot reports the company says it was dropped even though it sent spies out to catch a worker who was drawing complaints. >> these are all fresh cracks. new cracks in the stucco that be runs along the bottom of the house. >> scott bush man's fire damaged home is still standing even though he lives within pitching disanswer of the blast zone. an employee from contractor serve pro came by and did a walk-through of scott's house. >> and then he was going to schedule a cleaning for friday morning. he never showed up, never showed up, never showed up, probably about 2:00 i called and they said "we're no longer an authorized vendor for pg&e. >> reporter: it turns out pg&e has knocked the water and fire clean up specialists off its list of authorized contractors. after customers complained about who serve pro had knocking at their front door. >> we sent people out spying, you know, standing in back of trees, watching this guy. >> reporter: franchise owner clayton berry says the complaints stem from the action of one individual he brought into help out in the busy days after
accused of trying to cash in on the pipeline explosion that has killed at least four people. jennifer mistrot reports, prosecutors hope the arrests will
were revealing and sgushing. the latest testimony about the murder of jennifer, michaela and hayly petit paints the picture of a simply robbery having gone one. wednesday a detective gave a gripping account by defendant steven hayes who recounts how things, quote, got quickly out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony because these are the words of the defendant himself as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police his accomplice joshua komisarjevsky entered the petit home through an unlocked door and beat william petit with a baseball bat. petit, the only survivor spoke outside court. >> this is a painful day for the hawke and petit families and i think everybody saw that. >> reporter: the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes says he escorted jennifer hawke-petit to the bank where she withdrew $15 nouz and when they returned ckomisarjevsky ha already assaulted michaela. the mother was later strangled to death. >> hayes is trying to point to his co-defendant saying he was the bad guy, the worst one. >> reporter: j
be benefit the tabloid moniker given to affleck and jennifer lopez his one-time financee. the ups and downs of their two- year relationship landed them on cover after cover. >> that really turned people off the ubiquity of it. it turned me off. >> do we know each other? >> not yet. >> reporter: gile their 2003 box office bomb didn't help. critics called it one of the worse films of the year. >> you don't tell me what to do, okayment don't tell me what we might do. don't tell me what we're supposed to do. don't tell me what we maybe should do. don't ever tell me nothing. >> that movie was supposed to end very differently but because we were in the papers a lot of time, change it. they have to end up together. people want to see them together. it's like, you know, head towards the experts. people want a colder. >> reporter: it put a temporary chill in affleck's career. but he had another goal in mind. >> action. >> reporter: directing his first film. the well received crime thriller gone baby gone starring his brother casey. >> it was scary. it was tough. you know, nothing good. i don't think
't do it again. >> early show contributor, jennifer hartstein, a child and adolescent psychologist. good morning. >> good morning. >> is there a single most important thing to keep in mind when you're trying to discipline a child? >> you want to make sure that the punishment fits the crime. discipline is really different than punishment. you want to be able to teach while you're also setting limits. that's a really important component. you want to know your kid. know what's going to work and know what's meaningful and put it into play. >> know that a lesson is being learned as opposed to here is this punitive thing. >> punishment doesn't teach anything new. it tells people what to be afraid of. maybe they will be more secretive, hide out a little more. it's important in discipline to say this is the consequence, this is what you did. what can you do next time. >> absolutely an equation. can you apply that equation to a toddler? >> yes, absolutely. you can start -- and you have to start early. it's really important to start as young as you can letting your kids know what your expectations
in your kids' teeth. is there nothing you don't have to worry about these days? dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us what we need to know, what to do about it this morning. we'll take care of those fears. first, we want to get to this incredible story of bravery. this past sunday a man's car burst into flames in northwest georgia. dan gloth would have died if not for some dedicated police officers. we're going to speak exclusively with dan and two heroes who saved him this morning. first, jeff glor with more on the story of that rescue. jeff? >> erica, those police officers are being called heroes this morning. when you see the video, you will see why. the dash cam video says 5:11 a.m. moments before sheriff's deputy chad phillips arrived at the scene of a horrifying accident. >> when i first arrived the flames were probably six, seven foot high. >> reporter: 56-year-old dan gloth was trapped inside his burning car. worried he'd never see his daughters again. his car filled with black smoke, making it impossible to see or breathe. he couldn't kick out the windows. what gloth didn'
of hollywoodlife.com and our medical corner dr. jennifer act shonn. bonnie, you, of course, covered the premiere. what were the reviews that you got from your reporter about michael douglas? >> he looked fantastic. i saw the pictures myself. he looked robust. he was strong. he didn't look in any way sick. the only thing is, he didn't talk much. he was protecting his voice. >> because, as we know, you know, they can lose their voice from all of the treatment, doctor, right? >> absolutely. it can affect your voice. it can cause hoarseness but the important thing is impact on his nutritional status because with any treatment radiation to the throat it not only kills cancer but it kills or damages the healthy tissue around there also. being able to swallow, being able to eat, being able to drink will all be impaired, and his nutrition will suffer, as anyone knows fighting a chronic illness you need good nutrition. that's going to be his major struggle. >> amazing that he turned out for this, considering what he's going through. >> he looked determined. he had said he wanted to walk the carpet. he's
, what do you think is the answer for dealing with distracted driving? jennifer says... "ther 't >> send your answers to mornings@cbs5.com. or you can post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. we'll share your responses. >>> overpaid and in jail. the new obstacle for city leaders in bell. >>> plus, it's three -- [overlapping speakers] >> and another morning that killers here at san quentin have the opportunity to be alive. we'll tell you the latest in the legal wrangling that is keeping albert brown alive this morning. coming up. >> all right. thanks, anne. plus, it's 3-d and no glasses are required. whether nintendo's new gaming device will be out in time for christmas. >>> love super mario brothers. all right. chp work it would go pretty big accidents right now in the east bay including one where traffic is backed up close to half a mile. we'll tell you where that is coming up. ,, ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a universal gesture... ♪ a way of telling the world "you did it!"... without saying a word. introducing the mercedes-benz sls...amg. [ engine revs ] ♪
of soda every day can tack on as much as 15 pounds in one year. our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with the results of a new study on which beverages are best and worse for your children. >>> every father's warning to his daughter's boyfriend, don't even think about it. well, one father in california may have taken that warning too farp. he's a police officer. he pretended to arrest a teen-aged boy who he believed had gone too far with his step-daughter and then decided to take action. we'll have that story, too. >> first, at 7:30, the latest on amanda knox currently serving 26 years in an italian prison for murdering her roommate. but this week, she'll be back in court fighting off the possibility of even more jail time on a different charge. we'll speak with her mother exclusively about this in just a moment. her mother, edda mellas, also faces jail time for the same charge but first our national correspondent jeff glor is here with the details. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. ten months after convicted of murder 23-year-old seattle native amanda knox will face an ita
of foodborne disease we see every year. jennifer ashton is here with more. disgust. one out of seven kitchens wouldn't pass the test. that was conservative, they said. it is probably worse in reality. >> precisely why i stay out of my own kitchen. but in actuality, erica, there are number of foodborne illnesses every year, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 estimated deaths due to foodborne illness. this is not an insignificant issue. >> it is ear just. actually a number of them also go unreported. numbers could be potentially higher. >> absolute. >> i what is it? where's the germiest, grimeiest, most bacteria laden spots in the kitchen we need to clean up? >> anywhere that you put your hands from the second you walk in your kitchen. remember, you can potentially bring germs into your kitchen before you start cutting. anywhere from the faucet and sink to the refrigerator and to the stove handles and everywhere. but these are really the biggest hotspots and start really with what we use to clean our kitchen which is are sponge. >> can i just say this is a plea to everyone, don't u
. jennifer ashton is here to explain. this has been the driving force for so long. it's always there, the low carb diet, you lose weight, but with it, all these health problems. >> some real risks. and as you mentioned, it's not just low carb, but it's high protein, high fat, which is instead of the carbs that are so harmful. but this diet is actually harmful, as well. they followed about 130,000 people and actually found that those on the low carbohydrate high fat, high protein diet, especially high animal fat and animal protein, actually had a freig greater risk of death and cancers and heart experts have been saying this for years, there is a healthier way to go where you can still dou low car, but substitute a lot of plant based. >> so if you feel it works for you, what are we talking about specifically? is it tofu and avocadoses? >> the key to any successful diet is anyone can lose weight over any period of time, but you need to maintain it. and it needs to be relate abiliable and work for your lifestyle. good sources of protein like tofu, almonds are good.able and work for your lifestyl
as the last judge standing, for now, that is. jennifer lopez is rumored to be front-runner for the panel. lonnie quinn, good morning. >>> good morning to you, betty. all right. what do we have going here? party down. i'm seeing a lot of football activity because it's kick-off weekend in college football. who do we have? university of -- auburn. seminoles from florida state. let's talk some weather, though. take a look at the whole country. it's pretty quiet out there. earl is exiting and will make its first landfall most likely around nova scotia and wet weather in the south. gusty winds. as far as hot spots go, head out west. gusty winds, red flag warnings and heat warnings from phoenix to salt lake city to twin falls, where the warmest temps will be found. that's a quick look at the national picture. here is a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> we don't want to leave out iowa. hawkeyes in our house. back to you, rebecca. >> thank you, lonnie. coming up next, inside pharmageddon. baby boomers addicted to prescription pills. how to tell if someone you care about has a proble
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